Introduction: Creating New Futures

CREATING NEW FUTURES: SETTLING CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS, Mary Crock, ed, Federation Press, Australia, 2015

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/73

28 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2015

Date Written: September 14, 2015

Abstract

This book chapter addresses the multi-faceted issues that challenge policy-makers and professionals tasked with the reception of children and youth who come to Australia as refugees and humanitarian migrants. It begins by outlining the contributions made to the edited collection of essays contained in Creating New Futures: Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds (Federation Press 2015). The piece continues with a brief overview of child and humanitarian migration to Australia, concluding with a collection of the available statistical data relevant to the topic.

Keywords: Refugees, children, youth, resettlement, refugee health, child refugees, settlement of refugee children, refugee policy

JEL Classification: K10, K30, K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Crock, Mary Elizabeth, Introduction: Creating New Futures (September 14, 2015). CREATING NEW FUTURES: SETTLING CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS, Mary Crock, ed, Federation Press, Australia, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/73, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2660586

Mary Elizabeth Crock (Contact Author)

The University of Sydney Law School ( email )

New Law Building, F10
The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia

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